News headlines for the morning of January 23, 2018:
- The bridge linking State Street in downtown Bettendorf with the Isle of Capri casino and hotel will be closed today.
- Congresswoman Cheri Bustos—who represents the Quad Cities and the rest of Illinois's 17th District in the U.S. House of Representatives—was among the members of Congress who voted "yes" yesterday for the federal budget compromise that temporarily ends the government shutdown.
- Democratic candidates for Illinois Governor will take the spotlight tonight in their first televised forum.
- The search has started for the next president of Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg.
- A professional tennis player with roots in Rock Island is one match closer to capturing her first Grand Slam title.